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  1. Dominator gauge-block differences on diff. generations

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello! A quick question: are there any differences in the back-cover (most importantly in mounting points) of the speedoblock depending on the generation, i.e. are they identical and/or swappable? Happened to break the mounting ears on mine of a 1995 RD08 while carelessly tackling a motocross...
  2. Got a GoPro today!

    Transalp
    I got my new GoPro Hero in the mail today, so i figured i would test it on my way home from work :D That exhaust sound is just music in my ears :angel4:
  3. Autocom Helmet Installation

    Chatter
    Hi, I just got a autocom pro 7 set up and set it up in a Shoei helmet the speakers make it really difficult for my ears to not fold over and the call quality is not great. Any ideas? if i can't resolve the comfort part its back on fleby with it. cheers
  4. For Sale: Rukka Arms jkt and trousers for sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    Rukka Armas jkt and trousers for sale - £475 posted having hit the gym and cut down on the pies i need to now invest in another Rukka suit as ive lost too much weight (nice for the wife, not the wallet!!) I have my 4yr old Rukka Armas suit up for grabs. The jkt is a 52 (41-41 inch chest) and...
  5. Scottish Bike Show 2014

    Chatter
    So last year's show had a pretty lukewarm reception on these shores, which perhaps doesn't bode well for next month. But I've never been to a motorbike show before, so I'll be heading over with my friend RoboJo (occasionally of this parish) to check it out. I will probably make a beeline for...
  6. Carb question

    Africa Twin
    Merry Christmas guys. I've spotted a major fuel leak from another bike I've got, it's an inline 4 and the 3rd carb is leaking from the float bowl overflow pipe. She was fine about a month ago when I last fired her up. I've taken the carbs off for a look and both the float bowl itself seems ok...
  7. Will I have to join the growing crowd...

    Chatter
    Of people who no longer appear on here? I ve been absent a while what with having a computer stolen and some other stuff.I already refused to subscribe this year as subscription brings no benefits. I have come back onto the site today using an Android device to find that every time I change...
  8. Wanted: Hand guards (Shreks Ears)

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, I am after some O/E hand guards (shreks ears) for my Transalp 650, or some off a Africa Twin/Dominator?? cheers, Bob.
  9. facet pump rattling

    Africa Twin
    Hey guys, Just got the facet installed, it is the one sold by rugged roads. The problem is that when the tank nears empty, it starts to rattle. I know that when you fill the tank it goes away, but what happens if you cant fill the tank immediatelly and you have to ride 40-50 miles before a gas...
  10. For Sale: Corbin seat for RD07 Africa twin

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi guys, bought this via the forum recently. Mrs C she no like it. Does not have the pimpy piping but standard, leather and well made. No splits or tears. About two inches lower than standard. £100 plus postage £15.00 by 24hr courier. or you are welcome to collect from Ross on Wye. Payment by...
  11. For Sale: F650 GS Seat

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all, I've coughed up for a tarted up Dakar seat and have my standard GS saddle going spare, it's in VGC with no rips or tears and comfy. Selling it for £50 if you want to pick it up or £60 if you want it posted. Oh, and it's black (I know some can be a bit 'funky') Can post a pic if...
  12. For Sale: Sprayway Goretex mountain Jacket XL

    For Sale / Wanted
    Like it says on the tin, used but good condition with no rips or tears. Has lots of useful features (such as pit zips) and decent bit of kit. Looking for £75 inc P&P (uk)
  13. Heat shield

    Africa Twin
    My clutch cable broke on the road the other day. Luckily I'd been carrying a spare for 20,000 kms in the pannier. But it broke where the cable nears the downpipe, about 150mm forward of where it joins with the clutch operating arm, with plastic melted etc. The pipe comes within 20-30mm of the...
  14. For Sale: Vango Spectre 200 tent

    For Sale / Wanted
    hi selling my old Vango spectre tent in light blue used over a summer touring then put into storage review here Vango Spectre 200 | Tents | Live for the Outdoors has no rips, tears or holes is a great tent and survived many downpours while keeping me and my kit dry, fits 2 people or just a...
  15. Ultimate Ears.

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    I had a problem with my monitors, they split. I returned them at the bike show and got a phone call asking for the original moulds, They have now replaced them with brand new ones, no quibbles at all, great service.
  16. Ultimate Ears

    Mechanical Advice
    I take it all back, iPods and biking can mix - but at an eye-watering price! For the UEP-75Qs, that's just shy of £200 when you figure in the impressions and postage. (And no, that doesn't include the iPod!) I also got 50% discount on a second pair of plugs ordered at the same time...
  17. Front tube blowouts 'n pickin turf from yer ears

    Africa Twin
    Yup, it's been a great day so far. I'd gone for a gallop towards Achill when I spotted lots of big black clouds ahead and the rain started coming down. The forecast wasn't great so I diverted back a bit and down some boreens for a bit of exploring. I was zooming up and down gravelly bog...
  18. Stebel Nautilus Compact OMG my ears are bleeding!!!!!!

    Mechanical Advice
    I have just fitted a Stebel Nautilus compact air horn to my AT It is abso fookin lutely awsome:D :D It is seriously loud at 139dB and its enough to make a juggernaut driver think twice. The first ride out I got to use it in earnest. I was stopped at Traffic lights about 5 cars back from...
  19. My ears are alight

    Mechanical Advice
    Here's a silly tale - Don't try this at home kids.... I wanted to use a simple set of earphones on my autocom, just so that I could listen to the voice on my PDA/Tomtom, without all the cables that go with a 'proper' Autocom installation.. So I made up a little cable with a DIN plug on one end...
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